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Grammar Rules!

FOR or OF? Preposition Quiz Part 2

Are you one of the many students who finds these two prepositions a little tricky? Here are some general uses and a small quiz to help you start to get these prepositions straight.


OF Of is usually used to talk:
  • about belonging and possession 
  • with partitive expressions (a loaf of bread, a cup of water, etc)
  • using idiomatic expressions and common collocations

FOR For is usually used to talk:
  • about a purpose or reason
  • about a use of an object
  • about time duration
  • using idiomatic expressions and common collocations

Take the preposition quiz below to see if you have mastered these two prepositions.

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By Laura, ago
Everyday English

Which preposition fits?

Last week's email lesson and newsletter sent out a study guide for the past week to help you all improve with different expressions using IN, AT, ON, WITH, FOR, BY, and UNDER. Did you study? (If you aren't getting the newsletter, be sure to sign up!)

Take the quiz below to see if you can use the correct preposition.

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By Laura, ago